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UTR Analysis of the Women’s Elite 8 and Singles Individual Tournament

Hello fans, as I did last year, I’d like to get an article out to you with some analysis of the NCAA Team Tournament (Elite 8) as well as the NCAA Singles Tournament. I’m going to be using the UTR (Universal Tennis Rating) system. UTR is increasing in popularity as a tool, and is proving…

The Bowdoin Journey

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Four years ago, a tradition was born when the Williams Ephs won the National Championship in dramatic fashion over the CMS Stags.  It was one of my favorite NCAA Tournaments as there was definitely a ton of drama and a very exciting final.  I remember it because it was also my first NCAA Tournament as…

2016 Women’s Post-season Blog Awards

What’s up people?  So many people have asked for more women’s articles that I feel like my life has meaning.  I’m here to fill that void for you.  This is one of my favorite articles I’ve written cuz I get to commemorate the great seasons so many players have had.  These competitors have sacrificed all…

The Guru’s Elite 8 Recap

A recap of the eight teams that participated this week. I’m still speechless 48 hours later… Johns Hopkins – I don’t think the Blue Jays have received enough credit for reaching four Final Eights in the past five years. That’s something teams like Bowdoin, Kenyon, Williams and Trinity (TX) have failed to do. Due to…

The Blog’s 2016 Season Awards!

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Unlike last year, we are getting these awards out as promptly as possible.  In order to celebrate two things – Bowdoin’s surprising, amazing, unexpected National Championship, and the fact that we just hit 2,000,000 all-time views on the blog.  Check any other tennis site that has that many views.  Not sure if there are many.…

2016 NCAA Individuals Bracket Challenge!!!

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Here are the links for our NCAA Singles and Doubles Bracket Challenges!!!!!  2016 Singles & Doubles Bracket Challenges *PLEASE NOTE THIS IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION* PLEASE DO NOT JOIN YET. Quick turn around here, boys and girls, but here are your singles and doubles bracket challenges. You have until 9am (Eastern) tomorrow to fill out your singles…

2016 Women’s NCAA Title: #1 Emory vs #2 Williams

Wow!  We’ve had a couple of incredible days of tennis on both the men’s and women’s sides.  These battles are what the NCAA tournament is all about.  NCAAs is a different beast from the regular season; all the pressure and anticipation of the event can make for some crazy and exciting matches.  Every single player…

NCAA Finals Preview: #3 Middlebury vs #4 Bowdoin

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NCAA FINALS PREVIEW: #4 BOWDOIN VS. #3 MIDDLEBURY Happy last 24 hours of the team season, boys and girls! Tonight I’m bringing you a preview of tomorrow’s NCAA Finals all by my lonesome, because as the Guru pointed out earlier today, we are guaranteed a fifth NESCAC national champion over the past seven years. Both…

NCAA Finals Roundtable: #4 Bowdoin vs #3 Middlebury

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NCAA FINALS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION With the tomorrow’s finals being an all NE affair, I’ll have a full preview later tonight where I can ramble on and on and on. However, some of the other writers wanted to offer their thoughts on the matchup. If you have any questions you’d like answered, feel free to ask…

NCAA Semifinal Preview: #1 Emory vs #4 Bowdoin

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NCAA SEMIFINAL PREVIEW: #1 Emory vs #4 Bowdoin NE: WOW! That Bowdoin comeback left me exhausted for hours, and I was almost 1,000 miles from the action in Kalamazoo! As always, The Guru summed up everything in four simple words. Match of the year — Division 3 Tennis (@d3tennis) May 23, 2016 For those of…